SOAS University of London

SOAS In The Media: 17 - 23 December

24 December 2019

This week has seen Professor Steve Tsang, Director of China Institute, comments on China's increase in multilateral diplomacy with was covered in over 250 news outlets including the Daily Mail, ABC News and Yahoo. He also spoke on China's Second Aircraft Carrier which was covered in over 100 news articles including France 24, and Yahoo as well as commenting on President Xi Jinping visit to Macau which was covered in 60 news outlets, including BBC, Bloomberg and TIME.

Items related to Asia

Item related to the Middle East

  • Laleh Khalili, Professor of Middle Eastern Politics, comments on the chances of an Iranian conflict in reports in over 70 news outlets including Sky News, Yahoo and Global Radio stations, such as Heart and Capital - 19 Dec
  • Jasmine Bhatia, Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Development Studies, commented on Afghanistan’s drug crisis which was covered in 55 news outlets, including the Daily Mail, France24, MSN international and Yahoo - 20 Dec

Items related to other regions / General SOAS news

  • Mavi Boncuk: Biography of the first Director of SOAS, Sir Edward Denison Ross - 17 Dec
  • Alliance magazine: Dr Awino Okech, chair of the Centre for Gender Studies, spoke at Alliance’s Feminist Philanthropy Breakfast Club - 17 Dec
  • CounterPunch: Article on report by Professor Guy Standing, Department of Development Studies, on Basic Income - 17 Dec
  • Tech Wire Asia, The Headline Stories: Article on SOAS's work on an app that classifies people’s cultural references and signals that was exhibited at the Barbican - 23 Dec